|Canto 8: Withdrawal of the Cosmic Creations||Chapter 21: Bali Mahārāja Arrested by the Lord|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 8.21.12
nānṛtaḿ bhāṣituḿ śakyaḿ
satya-vratasya — of Mahārāja Bali, who is fixed in truthfulness; satatam — always; dīkṣitasya — of he who was initiated into performing yajña; viśeṣataḥ — specifically; na — not; anṛtam — untruth; bhāṣitum — to speak; śakyam — is able; brahmaṇyasya — to the brahminical culture, or to the brāhmaṇa; dayā-vataḥ — of he who is always kind.
"Our lord, Bali Mahārāja, is always fixed in truthfulness, and this is especially so at present, since he has been initiated into performing a sacrifice. He is always kind and merciful toward the brāhmaṇas, and he cannot at any time speak lies.
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